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dollars. the low budget travelers who don't come here. the - is there anyone here that feel that the san franciscans have to have their id to entry the park please stand up. to put in place a $7 fee and we have to show an id to proveer we're there and if i bring a guest they will threaten and call the police. behind closed doors those committees meets and decides with two falls fields in the
back - and bond money and public fund is apparently using for this we have not paying for utilities. we need to have a process where the community can interstate with the communities this is our green space why are we using this franchise. the wealthy want it for themselves it's wrong (clapping) >> next speaker >> hi i'm here with the alliance for girls ex-which is
a girl's organization 40 of which are headquartered here in san francisco. it's shocking to me that girls were not considered a vulnerable population in d c w f recently funding. girls are a vulnerable population and if you don't know that we're one of the top 3 cities in the nation for sexually exploited girls. we have dating violence much heroin higher than for boys. girls are under enrolled in technology classes.
i'm shocked they're not in the fund. they horrify most organizations got doubled their grant size and seven hundred thldz was lost. while $8 million was spent on others programs. your sending the city a message that girls are not a priority and that's not on okay messages to send. we met with the director and she were incredibly receptive. she alleged that we can work together in the next grant cycle and i'm grateful for that but girls can't wait that long
>> thank you. next speaker, please >> hi i'm jessica. as i heard from the imperials alliance the needs for girls programs is dire. oasis has been partnered with other organizations. however, we received a 24 percent kit which is about 50 $50,000 out of our crack. we're been working with maria sue and we're grateful. however, our partners have not been that fortunate. thank you >> hi i'm 15-year-old and i
joined oasis and it changed my life. ail the love from this program made me the person i am. i've learned so many things in this program including eating healthy and i want every girl to have the chance to join irritations like this >> hello, i'm a new comer who came here 8 months ago from china. oasis teaches us how to be against radish. it teaches me about culture and highway to make friends and helps improve my that language. i'm here to support oasis i want more and more people to
learn. so, please support of the girl's programs >> the clerk (clapping) >> hi everyone. born in raised in the western edition of the filing more district. i've been with the oasis for girls. it's helped us to benefit emotionally and file number. physically. so, please help support women's organizations. thank you (clapping) >> good afternoon. i'm the executive director of the foster family service agency.
we've been in existence 24 years now in san francisco. i'm a proud member of the alliance for girls. we visited over the d c wifi. this program is set up specifically for high at risk girls. our agency we have several emancipated girls in transition that are basically in a situation where they are falling into the safety net. this program is set up to teach self-sufficient and community partnerships people to provide a comprehensive sober and mental health services and through job placements and job
individual one-on-1 case management. those services are so those particular girls would end up with the best tools available. i want to industries to you that our girls are being targeted for sexual comploipgs and those girls within a small period of time emancipated from 17 to 21 they end up in situations date rape. they've been targeted to be sexually exploited as well as homeless on the street. so in terms of d c wifi we're a high-risk and we need - >> thank you. next speaker, please >> good afternoon. i'm the
executive director of the center for young women's development. i'm a proud member of the girl's alliance. here in the district 6. we work with the incarcerated young women. we've been providing jobs for girls almost 20 years now and we loss our entire contract this year. we definitely have been working with the department and got some support back but we provided support services for this very vulnerable population which we were told that voushl pops maybe we should be considered somewhere else. we're trying to work to get young women off the streets and
into higher education. it's crucial for this population i urge you to support this >> thank you (clapping) >> hi i'm executive director of the san francisco mental health board and mental health education fund and a proud member of the girl's alliance. i've watched girls program to struggle to get a handful of dollars and their program is the first to be cut. to you ask you to do what you can do. thank you thank you very much. the next group of speakers >> hi my name is stephanie and
i'm the communication director. first of all, i want to thank you for your leadership. your support is the example that we need to lead the nation in the fight for hiv. we ask you to continue to lead even when the feds don't. i want to be clear we're not asking for additional resources we're asking for our aids system intact. hiv programs will lose 1 hundred $195 edify the next 2 fiscal years. communities with the highest hiv loads in the city. our clients nostril people of
color foozs homeless. their resilient and proud of their achievements. over 60 percent of our clients are in and out undetectedable. it's amazing but hard work. at least 25 percent a full quarter of our client community will fall through the cracks. 45 fewer people who can stop the disease from spreading 45 more people are managing their health through the care system. we ask you to lead us & again additional keep a argue prevention funds >> hi. i'm a peer advocate with the
wellness case clinic. i'm a former client and before that continuum. in 2000 i was really ill and was at spreadsheet luke's hospital after my release i was appointed a nurse i was in a wheelchair and wasn't sure i'd walk again. for some people is takes hitting rock bottom and that's what it took for me. at the program today, i was here to get a safe place to get help. those services continue today at case. i'm afraid if those services get cut people will end up in the emergency room that the
case health clinic provides. it was a monthly occurrence for me. i don't think it's fair i was able to get housed withheld others might not be able to get the opportunities if those cuts go through. please don't let those kits go through (clapping) >> hi i'm david i'm the media and communications coordinator. i have the copies of the cost impacts that would be as well as testimony. i'm going to read one of the testimonies from one of your clients. i'm an asian pacific wellness center client.
i live with a lot of diseases. i lost my jobs i for a second the last of my money and went to san francisco to getty help you end up homeless. i found this program and got all the mental health care and food. because i have both available to me i was able to connect is two. 2 years later my hiv was negative. i really worry about those cutting programs. trying to do all this by may i approach is taking care of.
her first degree. i'm happy about my excuse but my story is not over. we invest in our health and we need you to do the same thank you >> hi i'm ronnie have hiv. before that i was gainfully employed. after i test positive equivalent i lost my job and health care. things went from bad to worse then i found hiv wellness center and they really helped me, in fact, the system but because of my drug use i was
not stable enough to get on the meds. without treating my drug addiction i couldn't treat my hiv. things got worse in 2007 so i couldn't hide behind the drugs. i asked my counselor to help me to get into a rehab center. i've been clean for over 2 1/2 years and my hiv viruses is unnoticed. what will happen to me in the safety net is taken away. i want to be sure that the
safety net is there for others too. i ask you to invest in us. thank you (clapping) >> good morning. i'm andrea. i'm one of the project directors and i'm here to talk about the proposed cuts. the proposed cuts amount to 1 hundred and 95 thousand $195,000 and they will impact at least a 75 of our clients. as you have heard 60 percent of our case clients have a virus load. san francisco is the high perform center and we're a high performing clinic. the cost of health care is
about 85 thousand dollars. many of our clients are electrically and have chronic liver disease and diabetes along with others that significantly add to the cost of hiv care. it is hope that clients will receive services elsewhere. they'll cycle through the psychiatrist emergency services and cycle through other cares and the high cost is about 1 $100,000 per client. we may lose it about 1 hundred
clients and that's beyond any cost savings. thank you very much now the next group of people dressed in purple. good morning. i'm bradywill i and my brothers and sisters in 1020 are here but i'm here with 2 h w. we're here as home care workers. i was here last week to talk about the strategist things but unfortunately, your partners in the legislature were not able to stop the wage cuts. we need help here. their renewing it should should cuts. so we're glad that the federal government obama and acted on
the first choice actions but unfortunately, the majority of that money is not being used for home care. the mire did include a framework fraction but the second year is over the majority and the third year dips into the general fund. we're flipping back more than 2 .5 percent. this money came from the federal government and it's life savings and fund saving benefits. is he sincerely ask you look at into the ad back and contribute the money. everybody talking deserves the money. the library voted to get rid of monday services in 6 brandishes and cut services in others.
why spend more money probation officer to cut services. we can - maybe there are other places that can be put into the ad back. we - >> thank you. next speaker, please >> i'm jill from the arts of san francisco. and graduation being part of the of the board honory. we're going broke doing the fundraising. those kids are talking about from the - combined the art and i seen those kids are not independent. they come to the arts of san francisco because doctor decided because the art is getting might shut down and the
disability are non-disability and the staff are worried about what is going to happen with all those people with disabilities and wheelchairs and thank you john for being there are. and cannot wiener thank you for supporting the art and please don't shut down the arts this is you're part of san francisco. that's why - this is the new shirt and it's what it looks like >> next speaker please come forward. >> good afternoon. i'm clarence bryant and i represent the public - golf alliance of san francisco. i'm a 5 time residents and a
product of the industry streets and schools and it's environment. i want to speak briefly about the issue that's close to my heart i'm a recreational golfer. and i understand that's a factor that's - actually initiating a proposal to eliminated sharp park from the budget. sharp park is a historical venue and it's utilized but the every man of the golf world. i urge you to regret this proposal to eliminate the budget. the budget elimination people are basing their proposal on things that are not supported by facts. the facts are that the golf
course does, in fact, support itself if the fees raised from the golf course were not dpefrtd into the black hole called the general fund i'm sure the golf course would support itself. each member of the board has been sent a letter to all the facts. evaluate the facts and regret the proposal to eliminate the sharp park funding from the budget. thank you very much >> good afternoon. supervisors. i'm a native san franciscan. i've been work in the non-profit sector for 25 years. i enjoy helping people.
and i also like to advocate for people which is why i'm here today. i work for a progress fathers-in-law and with seniors who have addiction issues. it gives people a chance to get linked up to vitality facilities and have warm beds and nutrition. as we know seniors don't have family support so those programs are vitality. vital. we put our hearts and souls into our jobs. we save the city a lot of money by caring for the poor and disadvantaged which is way cheaper in an institutional setting.
we've absorbed clients who are often discharged from the hospital early. there's no doubt that our job is challenging and it's only fair we be compensated for the work we do. although we got 2 percent last year but that's not enough. we also work straight 5 years without one single raise. although i don't have children i work with a lot of coworkers who pay 6 homicide dollars a month and 1 thousand for two or more a month. i - . thank you (clapping) >> good afternoon supervisors and good afternoon to my
colleagues. okay. on on behalf of my union as i can see we're all wearing purple. is we're concerned with something 7 .9 is a big amount of money and you guys will see to where this money goes. we have to be part of it, too. every penny of it will be counted too. we work so hard and your economy is going up yet saucer salaries are also the same. we want to be separate and one because we've been part of it that making this money come back to us. 7 .9 is the money we've been working for. just like the committee the majority of people are losing jobs and go losing family